U.S. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks to members of the media Sept. 9 at the Capitol. Reid is retiring after this Congress; he'll be succeeded as minority leader by Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. (right). Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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As He Leaves The Senate, Harry Reid Says He's 'Hopeful' On Trump

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Elaine Chao arrived at Trump Tower last week to meet with President-elect Donald Trump. On Tuesday, he announced she was his pick to lead the Department of Transportation. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Vice President-elect Mike Pence waves as he leaves a meeting with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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GOP Looks To Pence As Trump's Point Man On Capitol Hill

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President Obama slammed Republican nominee Donald Trump as "unfit" and "woefully unprepared" to be president during a news conference with Singapore's prime minister at the White House on Tuesday. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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President Obama is interviewed about his Supreme Court nominee, Judge Merrick Garland. Nick Michael/NPR hide caption

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Why President Obama Picked The 'Only White Guy' On His Shortlist

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President Obama speaks to reporters about the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia at Omni Rancho Las Palmas in Rancho Mirage, Calif., Saturday. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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